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More people occupy quarantine and isolation facilities

1 July 2020

Media Release by Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Minister Madikizela to visit Masiphumelele taxi rank

1 July 2020

As part of Western Cape Government’s COVID-19 awareness campaign, the Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will tomorrow, Thursday 2 July 2020, visit Masiphumelele taxi rank near Fish Hoek and Kommetjie. Read More

Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services make R5.5 million abalone arrest

23 June 2020

Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services arrested two men and confiscated abalone worth R5 682 000 at a strategically located roadblock over the weekend. Read More

No taxi fare increases in the Western Cape

22 June 2020

Media Release by Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works This morning in Khayelitsha I met with the representatives of the Western Cape South SA National Taxi Council (SANTACO) regarding the proposed taxi fare... Read More

Red Dot transports 12 000 healthcare workers

21 June 2020

Media Release by Bonginkosi Madikizela Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Minister Madikizela to visit Breede Valley Municipality

9 June 2020

The Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will tomorrow, Wednesday 10 June 2020, visit Breede Valley Municipality to assess the state of readiness of quarantine and isolation sites in the rural Read More

Visibility #SeeAndBeSeen

9 June 2020

The Department of Transport and Public Works is appealing to road users to exercise caution as the wet and more dangerous road conditions of winter settle in. Read More

President Cyril Ramaphosa visits Gene Louw Traffic College

8 June 2020

Gene Louw Traffic College had the privilege of hosting a presentation of the Red Dot initiative, a collaboration between the Western Cape Government and the minibus taxi industry to provide critical transport services as part Read More

Taxi murders: Marking system and technology to identify illegal operators

7 June 2020

Following an increase in taxi related murders over the last few weeks in Ceres, Bellville, Mbekweni, Nyanga and other areas, I called on the leadership of the SA National Taxi Council (Santaco) and 'mother-bodies', CATA and Codeta, to reign in their... Read More

Minister Madikizela to inspect non-compliance at Du Noon taxi rank

7 June 2020

As a continued drive to raise awareness in relation to public transport, Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela will tomorrow, Monday 8 June 2020, visit Du Noon taxi rank to ensure transport operators are complying... Read More

Non-compliance in public transport puts passengers at risk

4 June 2020

Media release by Bonginkosi Madikizela Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Minister Madikizela to inspect non-compliance in public transport

3 June 2020

Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela will tomorrow, Thursday 4 June 2020, visit one of the hotspot areas from which is received a significant number of non-compliance complaints  concerning pu Read More

Licensing service centres and validity of expired licences

2 June 2020

The Department of Transport and Public Works wishes to clear up confusion on two issues: 1) the date on which licensing service centres, registering authorities, and vehicle testing centres in the Western Cape will reopen; and Read More

Alert Level 3: Transport state of readiness

1 June 2020

As the nation enters Alert Level 3 today, demand for public transport services is expected to increase significantly compared to usage during Alert Level 4. Large parts of the economy are reopening and many people are returning to work. Read More

Old Mutual donation is testimony that we are in this fight together

27 May 2020

Premier Alan Winde together with Transport and Public Works Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela today received a donation of a fully refurbished isolation site Read More

Western Cape Government to receive quarantine site donation from Old Mutual

26 May 2020

Premier Alan Winde together with Transport and Public Works Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will tomorrow, Wednesday 27 May 2020, receive a donation of a fully refurbished quarantine site from Old Mutual. Read More

Minister Madikizela condemns Delft taxi violence

21 May 2020

Media Release by Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Correcting misinformation on social media about roadworthy certificates

20 May 2020

In response to misinformation circulated on social media regarding the issuing of so-called “temporary” roadworthy certificates during the National State of Disaster, the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) wishes t Read More

100 minibus taxis to assist fight against COVID-19

18 May 2020

Media Release by Bonginkosi Madikizela Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works  Today we are proud to be launching the Red Dot service which we believe is the first in South Africa. Read More

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